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  1. Is proof of pension enough to get long-term visa?

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Retiring in two years and planning retirement in France. To get a long-term visa, would the following likely be sufficient supplemental documentation? (1) proof of my government pension (which is more than plenty for one person to live on comfortably in the US); (2) proof that i have entered...
  2. US accounts, retirement in France: 401k, ira, roth : cotisations and impots

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi everyone! So I am in the US currently but trying to plan our retirement in France. Well it will be shared between the US and France so trying to understand what makes the most sense investment wise and tax wise. Here are my questions: - I understand IRAs/401k are not taxed by France but by...
  3. US Social Security + foreign pension in country w/ Totalization Agreement

    Expat Tax
    If anyone out there is receiving a 'coordinated' benefit between the USA and a country that it has a Totalization Agreement with, my question is this: is the amount of the monthly benefit from the foreign country simply deducted from the US monthly benefit, or is it more complicated than that...
  4. What are your retirement plans?

    General Expat Discussions
    Hello! As an expat, what are your retirement plans and what are some tips you may share with others for a more comfortable retirement?
  5. Advice for American looking to retire in France

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Dear All, I was wondering if anyone had any advice for my mother who is planning on retiring to France. I am an American citizen and my wife is French. My mother has started to get the ball rolling on coming to join us in 2019 and there are some things we are sure about and others we are...
  6. EU or not EU benefits

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    This is a quite general question, but it would help me to get some insight from this experienced community. Here goes: It's my hope to retire in France in the next few years, where I expect to live on SS and 401K income/withdrawals. I may return to the US but my plan is to stay at least the...
  7. taxes on interest, dividends, capital gains, and IVAFE

    Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Hi There, Any US expats out there who could share their experience with me about how their commercialista is taxing them on interest income, dividends, and capital gains? I have had two so far, and they have both done my taxes differently. One treated it all as normal income and taxed it at my...
  8. UAE considering work savings plan for expats

    Articles: Middle East
    The Government in the United Arab Emirates is considering a work investment scheme for expats after a study recommended that overseas workers should be offered some kind of savings plan for retirement. Traditionally expats in the UAE, and many other states in the Gulf region, benefit from an...
  9. Recommendation - Bring over pension

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I have been in Melbourne for 3 years now, we are quite settled and I am looking at transferring my assets. The problem is that I have no idea how to transfer my pension, I have spoken to a couple of friends that transferred their pensions over into something called an Offshore QROPS but...
  10. Retirement village Paphos

    Europe Marketplace
    Update Finance is now in place and construction begins end of 2017. Special discounts for the first few off plan purchases. Prices on application. Retirement in Cyprus Do you worry about being alone in a strange country in your twighlight years? Situated in a popular village in the...
  11. Funchal - Looking for friends

    Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi, We are a retired couple traveling to find a retirement destination to call "home". We traveled to Funchal last year and enjoyed our time there. The climate is awesome and conducive to our needs. We found people speak English and are friendly. We are visiting again this year for 3...
  12. Pension advice request

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I am from the US and working in the UK on a two year contract and have been enrolled in a USS pension scheme. I will likely return to the US when the contract is finished and would like to have access to the money I have put into the pension scheme once I retire. I have been...
  13. More Americans Moving Abroad in Retirement

    Articles: Americas
    More and more Americans are retiring outside of the United States, and those numbers are only expected to increase in the next 10 years, according to figures from the country's social security administration office. The number of Americans choosing to live overseas when they retire increased by...
  14. Call for UAE change to allow expats to retire on longer term visas

    Articles: Middle East
    Visa change could help attract more people to stay longer in the United Arab Emirates, which is too often seen as a career transient location where expats are reluctant to buy property or retire. The UAE would have a better chance of attracting longer term expats if visas did not have to be...
  15. Has anyone transferred their pension to a QROPS

    Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello all, I have recently moved to Spain and started having a look online about what to do with my private UK pension. I came across a website /SNIP/ and they recommended me on to an independent financial adviser to give me advice. The adviser I spoke to was chartered which made me feel a bit...
  16. How to retire in Germany from a non-EU country?

    Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    Hello everyone. I am turning 54 years old in December and so I am planning early retirement. I would really LOVE to retire in Germany. Currently, I am renting my home for 2,600 Euros a month and my savings account gets me around 2,800 euros a month - which is around 5,400 euros a month. So...
  17. Income requirements for a single person to qualify for a retirement visa and benefits

    Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello again, I'm new to the forum and as I learn, it seems I need to ask more questions. I understand that there are several types of visas and Mexico has a minimum income requirement for people who desire to retire in Mexico. I am not clear on either the income requirement for a single person...
  18. Visiting Mexico before you move

    Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello, I plan to move to mexico early in 2017 and in November of this year I would like to sign up for a possible organized tour of retirement communities, to get an idea of what it is like first hand. I will be in OC, CA and am interested in communities in the Baja California, La Paz, San...
  19. Super Annuation Fund

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Friends, I have a question about super annuation (Retirement) fund. If I move out of Australia and don't renew my PR, what will happen to my super fund ? Will I get it back on completion of my visa or I will need to wait till my retirement age? Any reference or link to government...
  20. Afore

    Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    As some of you may be aware, Mexican companies rarely offer a private pension plan. However, they are required by law to make contributions to your AFORE fund. For Mexicans this does not become available until they reach retirement age. However, I was wondering if any expats had had success...
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